Teaching and Learning Intervention for Autistic Children and Adults.

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Teaching and Learning Intervention for Autistic Children and Adults - Online Talk with Dr. Susan Crawford.

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Part of the TTT Series of Talks.

This topic explores the different teaching and learning approaches that are useful when planning programmes and developing skills for autistic children and adults.

It will include an overview of applied behaviour analysis, TEACCH, Pivotal Response Therapy, Use of Technology and others.

The talk will provide guidance on how to adopt an “eclectic” approach where the best of all approaches are combined or adapted to meet the learning needs of the child or adult.

Dr Susan Crawford is a lecturer and researcher in University College Cork, Ireland with a particular interest in autism.

She has been the recipient of The Digital Champion Award (2016), a Fulbright Scholar (2015), The President's Award (2014) as well as book deals for developing programmes both digital and hard copy for children and adults with autism to address movement skills.

Susan is also a qualified Nurse, Midwife, Sport and Exercise Scientist, Occupational First Aid instructor/Examiner and have completed further post graduate study in Teaching and Learning in higher Education to Masters level (Hons).

Susan has worked both nationally and internationally in all of these fields.

As the mother of a young man with autism, she is passionate about addressing quality of life issues for individuals on the spectrum. Susan has been actively engaged in fundraising particularly for autism.

Please note that names and email addresses will be passed on to the facilitator to send on the zoom links.

Booking from Wednesday 17th November.

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Clondalkin Library is situated in the heart of Clondalkin village.  It is one of the branches of South Dublin Libraries.  South Dublin Libraries are cornerstones of their communities, enriching the fabric of the County through information and learning and by providing access to the world of ideas and information. The library service promotes lifelong learning, the love of reading, the possibilities of technology, and the exploration of ideas, culture and knowledge in vibrant inclusive libraries.

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